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Business community calls for action in crime fight

In wake of the spate of gun crimes that have rocked the city over the past few weeks, the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry is calling on the Guyana Police Force to institute a crime fighting plan that will bring results. Over the past week, there has been an upsurge in the reported cases […]

Customer killed as gunmen attack Guyhoc store

A customer at the Fuzzy’s Grocery and General Store was shot dead on Monday night during a robbery as gunmen invaded the business place in Guyhoc Park, Georgetown. One of the suspected bandits was also shot and is in custody. The dead man has been identified as 36-year-old Heron Dennis of Guyhoc Park. Reports indicate […]

Bandits snatch $3 Million from Akbar Auto Sales

Two bandits pulled off a barefaced robbery on Monday afternoon at the Akbar Auto Sales and Furniture Store on North Road, Bourda in Georgetown. Three staff members were held at gunpoint in the accounts department of the store and forced to hand over $3 Million in cash. The robbery took place close to 3 pm as […]

Fly Jamaica trains Guyanese staff

Jamaican registered carrier, Fly Jamaica has started the hiring and training of Guyanese staff as the  airline prepares to make its final approach into the Guyana market. Fly Jamaica is expected to begin operations between Guyana and New York at the end of July. And operations into Toronto, Canada from Guyana could come on stream […]

Gunmen attack and rob Gupta Dental Clinic

Two gun touting bandits posed as patients early on Monday morning and carried out a daring robbery at the Dr. Sen Gupta Dental Clinic in Luluni Street, Queenstown in Georgetown. The surgical dental facility had just opened its doors close to 9 o’ clock, when the two men appeared at the gate and were let […]

12 persons survive plane crash at Matthew’s Ridge

Twelve persons walked away with just injuries early on Monday morning when an Air Services Limited aircraft crashed at Matthew’s Ridge in Region One just as it was preparing to land.  The accident took place just around 8:10am. The injured persons have been rushed to the Pakera District Hospital in the same area where they […]

Police Force remembers fallen officers

As scattered showers blew over Georgetown on Sunday morning, members of the Guyana Police Force gathered at the Police Monument site at Eve Leary, Georgetown to remember those officers who were killed in the line of duty. According to the Guyana Police Force, since 1913, sixty policemen have been killed in the line of duty. […]

New after-school project launched for CARICOM youths

Young people in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will benefit from an after-school programme designed to use creative techniques to reduce at-risk behaviours, increase health-related awareness, impact educational aspirations, self-esteem and social connectedness among the youth in all CARICOM Member States. Framed through a partnership among the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) sub-regional Office in Barbados, […]

Man stabbed to death at Soesdyke

Police investigators are still on the hunt for a man believed to be from the Soesdyke area who on Friday night brutally stabbed another man to death at a shack at Soesdyke on the East Bank Demerara. According to the police, t about 7pm on Friday July 12, 2013, Kevin Harrison, 24 years, of Ideal […]

Taxi driver charged for Water St. Murder and Robbery

A 27-year-old taxi driver from Gordon Street, Kitty Georgetown was on Friday morning charged with the murder of handyman Victor DaSilva who was shot dead on the morning of Monday, July 8, while in the company of his employer on Water Street. The taxi driver Joseph Williams was not required to enter a plea to […]